Fr. Eric Sundrup, S.J. – an associate editor and director of audience development for America Magazine and one of the co-founders of The Jesuit Post – visited Prep on Wednesday as part of Jesuit Vocations Month. Fr. Sundrup met with students in the library to discuss his own call to live as a Jesuit priest, and how he lives his vocation through his work at America.
The Prep community gathered in the gym Wednesday morning to celebrate the Feast of All Saints. As Fr. Tony Azzarto, S.J. pointed out, feast is a celebration not only of the canonical saints, but also of our own moments of saintliness, and of all those who have gone before us and "showed us the way" to live our lives.
Eighteen students from Le Caousou, a Jesuit school in Toulouse, have spent the past two weeks at Prep, in the first leg of this year's French Exchange. Although this is Prep's tenth French Exchange overall, it is the first in partnership with Le Caousou.
Fr. Stephen Katsouros, S.J., who served in various capacities at Prep from 1996-2002, returned to campus this week to meet with faculty and staff as part of the ongoing Ignatian
Evenings series, sponsored by the Office of Faculty Formation. Fr. Katsouros is now the dean and executive director of Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago, and the author of Come to Believe: How the Jesuits are Reinventing Education (Again).
More than 40 members of Prep's Class of 1957 came home to Grand & Warren last weekend, for three days – four if you include the Hall of Fame dinner during which two classmates were honored! – of events celebrating 60 years as Prep alumni.